Office of Admissions, 1210 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 805-893-2881
About University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 989 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 18,077
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54% 46% 4%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 6,993 in-state, 25,161 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 19,793
The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (414 ha) site in Goleta, California, United States, 8 miles (13 km) from Santa Barbara and 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Information on UCSB events can be found at: http: //www. ucsb. edu/events/index. shtml
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Number of sororities 15
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 15
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Santa Barbara, CA (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Santa Barbara, CA (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Los Angeles, CA (95), Santa Barbara, CA (1)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,759,140
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,249,784
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 133,412
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Art Museum, MultiCultural Center, University Center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 26,566
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California Los Angeles)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City